Monthly Archives: September 2015

Current pads offer minimal protection when just slightly worn

Current pads offer minimal protection when just slightly wornKits: 2. Hometown: Philadelphia. Heard about us: Coworker. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Pads, helmet, advanced combat – NSN 8470-01-546-9407 ), grey, glued seam. Comments: Constant use wears out issued pads faster than we can replace them. Current pads offer minimal protection when just slightly worn. SSG, US…

need new helmet pads

need new helmet padsKits: 1. Hometown: Orlando,FL. Heard about us: friend in other unit. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: issued pads. Comments: need new helmet pads. E-4, USMC

Marines need better head protection

I am an infantry officer and fully appreciate the need for better pads. I see my Marines taking their hands off their weapons and playing with their kevlars all the time, and the first chance they get to pop tops, they take it. I also noticed on your homepage a plea to have people speak…

constant headaches caused directly by the pads

constant headaches caused directly by the padsKits: 11. Hometown: Dallas Texas. Heard about us: Google and AR15.com. Duties: Convoy, security, and maintanace. Current Pads: GI pads. PAD,HELMET,ADVANCED, COMBAT SIZE 3/4″ SPM1C1-08-C-B100. SM888 LOT 2. Comments: Will be the first deployment for many in our unit and I can see how much these GI pads are…

the helmet pads which are issued just don’t work

the helmet pads which are issued just don’t workKits: 20. Duties: Intelligence. Current Pads: advanced combat pad set, grey in color. Comments: the helmet pads which are issued just don’t work. They are extremely hard and inflict severe headaches. I luckily have never been involved in a blast, but I have some serious reservations about…

Help get us home a little safer

Help get us home a little saferKits: 1. Hometown: Chesapeake, VA. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Repairing Comms towers and fiber links between FOBs. Current Pads: standard issue, foliage green. Comments: Thanks for all that yall do to help get us home a little safer. SFC, US Army

more functional and safe than the standard issue ones

more functional and safe than the standard issue onesKits: 20. Heard about us: First Sergeant. Duties: Personal Security Detachment (PSD). Current Pads: Standard Green Issued Pads. Comments: My Platoon will be deploying to RC-East later this year. We are a Combat Engineer Platoon attaching to our BDE’s Cavalry Squadron to conduct a PSD mission. As…